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Designed to improve policies and practices to enable people with a disability across Australia to participate fully in society, the Disability Research Collection contains resources by, and is for, policy-makers, researchers, advocacy organisations, disabled people’s organisations, service providers and practitioners as well as people with...
Report

Report of the Inquiry into anti‑vilification protections

This report recommends that the Victorian government explore options to address online vilification, and makes some additional recommendations to improve Victoria’s anti-vilification laws.
Report

Decision time

This resource details a policy contribution relating to a number of matters that could enable Australia to better recognise and enliven the rights of people who need support with making decisions.
Journal article

We need to talk about how we talk about disability: a critical quasi-systematic review

This quasi-systematic review uses a critical disability framework to assess definitions of disability, use of critical disability approaches, and hierarchies of credibility in library and information science (LIS) research between 1978 and 2018.
Report

Experiences of domestic violence among women with restrictive long-term health conditions

This report describes the domestic violence experiences of women with restrictive long-term health conditions during the initial stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, using survey data collected in May 2020 from over 8,000 Australian women who were in a current relationship.
Working paper

New economics of assistive technology: a call for a missions approach

The aim of this paper is to propose a model beyond the current assistive technology (AT) paradigm, which is often steeped in a market failure rationale. The authors propose a mission-oriented approach to AT which will enable a greater rate of innovation (thus directing and...
Report

Responding to complaints from people with impaired capacity

This audit finds that neither the Office of the Public Guardian nor the Public Trustee of Queensland had properly designed their complaints management systems for people with impaired capacity.
Guide

Doing research inclusively: guidelines for co-producing research with people with disability

Providing key benefits, principles and strategies that underpin co-producing research with people with disability, these guidelines have been developed for academic researchers; people with disability; disability organisations; and other stakeholders.
Position paper

What young people with disability said: the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

This paper focuses on the findings that came out of the NDIS and Housing day of the inaugural National Youth Disability Summit, held in September 2020.
Report

Report on Government Services 2021: Community services - Chapter 15 Services for people with disability

This section of the annual Report on Government Services reports on the Australian, State and Territory governments’ assistance provided to people with disability and their carers.